Based in our Singapore office, Kelven covers the water and wastewater sectors. He defines our investment strategy within his sector and is involved in all phases of the investment process: sourcing, evaluating, selecting and supporting novel startups from early diligence to exit.
Prior to joining Emerald, he co-founded a clean-tech spin-off from A*STAR – a research institute in Singapore, and subsequently founded a firm that provided design and consultancy services to industrial clients for the treatment and recycling of their wastewater. More recently, he played a key role in setting up Imagine H2O’s first water innovation accelerator outside of the United States, as Senior Program Manager. He is fluent in English and Mandarin.